CLASSIC ALBUM SUNDAYS D.C.: THE AVALANCES "SINCE I LEFT YOU"
Classic Album Sundays D.C. Presents
Downstairs, All Ages
DOORS: 1:30 PM // SHOW: 2:00 PM
Sunday March 15, 2020
D: 1:30 PM // S: 2:00 PM // $5/$7
Classic Album Sundays is the world’s most popular album listening experience and allows the listener to hear music contextually, communally, uninterrupted, and in great sonic detail. At our worldwide listening sessions, music fans are able to immerse themselves into an album that has helped shape our culture and in some cases, our lives.
We relay the artist and album’s unique story and provide a musical context that gives the listening experience deeper meaning. We share the experience of hearing the album in its entirety, on vinyl, and on a world-class audiophile hi-fi so that fans can experience the music as close as possible to the artist’s original intention. Classic Album Sundays treats the album (and music in general) with the respect it deserves rather than as a free commodity or aural wallpaper. We remind people what they love about music.
For our March 2020 session we celebrate The Avalanches' "Since I Left You"!
Given the fact that Since I Left You, the debut album from Aussie party animals the Avalanches, contains over 900 individual samples, it's pretty incredible
that this thing got released in the first place. The fact that they sample everything from long-forgotten R&B records to golf instructionals
to Madonna's "Holiday" makes it even more impressive. But what really makes this album brilliant is not as much the volume or quality of the samples
used as the way that they're employed. The Avalanches have managed to build a totally unique context for all these sounds, while still allowing
each to retain its own distinct flavor. As a result, Since I Left You sounds like nothing else.